Ashton Kutcher to Travel with Virgin Galactic

Dude, where's my spaceship?

We hear that actor Ashton Kutcher is skyrocketing to the top…literally. According to Sen, the Hollywood star has signed up with Virgin Galactic to be the 500th person to travel with the commercial spaceline.

According to the article, Kutcher will share is journey with five other astronauts, blasting 2,500 miles per hour above Earth. "The test program for Virgin Galactic began in late 2008 and the spaceline hopes to complete the first powered test flight to space by the end of 2012," the article writes. "The first commercial flights are subject to the test program and will probably begin in 2013. Branson and his children are scheduled to fly on the first official test flight."

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